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  • Obama calls, congratulates Deutch

     
    President Barack Obama just called Congressman-elect Ted Deutch to congratulate him on his victory in Tuesday's special election. The president called Deutch at about 11 a.m. Wednesday. "He congratulated him and said how much he looked forward to...
  • Ted Deutch gets committee assignments

     
    Two plum committee spots went to U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, who was elected last month in a special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler in the Broward-Palm Beach County 19th Congressional District. Deutch, a lawyer, will......
  • Former top aide to Democrat Wexler joins Crist campaign

     
    Gov Charlie Crist's no party affiliation campaign for U.S. Senate has just finalized the hiring of Eric Johnson as its South Florida political director. Johnson is former chief of staff for former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton. He???s guided......
  • Deutch plans ceremonial swearing in

     
    A Who's Who of Palm Beach County political leaders gathers Monday morning for a ceremonial swearing in for U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton. He won an April 13 special election to succeed former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton,......
  • Openly gay candidates making inroads in Palm Beach County, elsewhere

     
    As a young woman, Betty James never imagined gays and lesbians exercising political clout. Seeing openly gay men and women elected to office seemed even more far-fetched. Now, at age 82, James is living proof of a dramatic change in......
  • Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator

    Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator
    TALLAHASSEE -- Broward County native George LeMieux will be the newest United States senator, Gov. Charlie Crist announced today. In naming Lemieux, 40, for the rare Senate appointment, Crist chose his closest and most loyal adviser and political guru....
  • Crist names LeMieux to U.S. Senate

    Crist names LeMieux to U.S. Senate
    Turning away more seasoned candidates, Gov. Charlie Crist took a political gamble Friday and named his closest confidant and self-described campaign "maestro" to the U.S. Senate: Fort Lauderdale native George LeMieux. The decision trigged charges of...
  • Florida's new U.S. senator eager to begin serving

    WASHINGTON The nation's newest and youngest senator-to-be came to the Capitol this week determined "to fight for the people of Florida." Sen. George LeMieux will represent the state on some of the biggest issues of our time. He said he is elated to be...
  • U.S. Rep. Wexler seeks federal aid for Florida drywall cures

    Congress is getting involved in the Chinese drywall issue, which has possibly impacted thousands of houses in South Florida and as many as 100,000 nationwide. U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton, this afternoon sent a letter to Gov. Charlie Crist...
  • Republican leaders attempt to drive a wedge between Barack Obama and Jewish voters

     
    State Rep. Adam Hasner, R-Boca Raton, today led a Republican Party attack on Barack Obama???s scheduled visit Thursday to a synagogue in south Palm Beach County. Hasner, the Florida House majority leader, told reporters in a telephone conference call........
  • Sides square off over immigration overhaul

    The battle has begun again. Groups advocating an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws are flooding Congressional offices across South Florida and the country. Their opponents are taking to the airwaves and Internet to fight back. The Florida...